Cagliari are interested in Inter defender Federico Dimarco, and are considering the player as part of negotiations for also bringing in Radja Nainggolan from the Giuseppe Meazza.

Today’s print edition of Rome-based newspaper Corriere dello Sport report that the 23-year-old could depart for the Sardegna Arena in the summer as part of a larger agreement between the two clubs.

The clubs have been working on the permanent transfer of Nainggolan for some time, with the Belgian having spent the second half of last season on loan in Sardinia and hoping for a permanent stay.

Inter are hoping to get his net €3.6 million salary plus €500,000 image rights off their books, and would allow the player to depart for free, while Cagliari are also keen on the move.

However, it is thought that the clubs are still struggling to reach an economic agreement for the transfer that would be feasible for the Rossoblu, with Inter not wishing to offer the player incentives to leave.

However, there are also other negotiations between the two clubs, with Federico Dimarco one player that the Rossoblu are interested in.

The two clubs are known to have a strong relationship, and it is possible that as other possible moves are discussed an agreement on Nainggolan’s future will be reached, with the process to get the player his preferred move set to accelerate.

Meanwhile, Inter CEO Beppe Marotta is considering the possibility of finding a buyer for Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario other than Sporting CP, with the Lisbon club unwilling to meet the Nerazzurri’s demands for the player on fee.